Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche

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Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Coat of arms of Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Coat of arms
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche is located in France
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche
Coordinates: 45°33′24″N 5°04′42″E / 45.5567°N 5.0783°E / 45.5567; 5.0783Coordinates: 45°33′24″N 5°04′42″E / 45.5567°N 5.0783°E / 45.5567; 5.0783
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Vienne
Canton Heyrieux
Intercommunality Collines du Nord Dauphiné
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Camille Lassalle
Area1 24.65 km2 (9.52 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 3,214
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38389 / 38790
Elevation 270–460 m (890–1,510 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Saint-Georges-d'Espéranche is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

History[edit]

The medieval architect and castle builder for Edward I of England, Master James of Saint George, also known as Jacques de Saint-Georges d'Espéranche, is believed to have been associated with the construction of the castle.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,600 —    
1806 1,640 +2.5%
1821 1,895 +15.5%
1831 2,872 +51.6%
1841 2,248 −21.7%
1851 2,290 +1.9%
1861 2,247 −1.9%
1872 2,226 −0.9%
1881 1,854 −16.7%
1891 1,761 −5.0%
1901 1,671 −5.1%
1911 1,542 −7.7%
1921 1,322 −14.3%
1931 1,354 +2.4%
1946 1,272 −6.1%
1954 1,249 −1.8%
1962 1,369 +9.6%
1968 1,411 +3.1%
1975 1,589 +12.6%
1982 1,981 +24.7%
1990 2,221 +12.1%
1999 2,840 +27.9%
2006 2,976 +4.8%
2011 3,214 +8.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor, A.J. (1950). "Master James of St. George". English Historical Review 65: 433–457. doi:10.1093/ehr/LXV.CCLVII.433.